Chief Executive Officer, Dechert LLP
Henry Nassau became CEO of Dechert in 2016 and is the former Chair of the firm’s Global Corporate and Securities group. He has spent much of his career at Dechert, but also spent several years as General Counsel of Internet Capital Group.
Diversity efforts at Dechert include engaging a diversity consultant to assess all lawyers, an extensive family leave policy, and cultural competence seminars. The firm also has a Global Women’s Initiative and engages in pro bono projects aimed at improving diversity, including helping immigrant women find stability in the United States and challenging discriminatory voter registration laws.
Joined LCLD 2018
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2022: Brooklynn Moore, Jeffrey Saavedra; 2021: Anna Do, Arwa Abdelmoula; 2020: Nadeea Zakaria, Andy Lau; 2019: Fatima Mohammed; 2018: Amanda Rios, Steve Stoute
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2022: Shirley Garrett, Deisy Abarca-Espiritu, Sofia Aldas; 2021: Santiago Diaz-Seijido; 2019: Mallory Morris
Annual Meeting (2018)
Member: Henry Nassau
Communications: Gina Giordano